Take the world by storm 席捲世界 名揚四海

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今日短語

表達 「take the world by storm」 的字面意思是 「風暴席捲了全世界」,但它其實是用猛烈的風暴來比喻一個人或事物迅速地在世界各地獲得成功,受到很多人的喜愛,引起轟動,風靡世界。

如果想說明某人或物在某個領域大獲成功,則可以在名詞 「world」 前加上具體領域、行業的名稱。比如,表示 「使整個戲劇界為之傾倒」,就可以說 「take the theatre world by storm」。

例句

The new band is taking the world by storm. A few months ago, no one knew their names, and now everyone is singing their songs!
這支新樂隊風靡世界。幾個月前,沒有人知道他們的名字,現在每個人都在唱他們的歌!

She’s an excellent actress and she hoped her performance in the play would take the theatre world by storm. But no one went to see the play, and she’s still not famous.
她是一位出色的演員,她希望自己在這部劇中的表演能在戲劇界引起轟動。但是沒有人去看這部劇,她也依然沒什麼名氣。

Mobile apps have taken the world by storm in the past few years. We use them for everything now – to communicate, to buy things, to learn things – but a few years ago they didn’t even exist.
在過去的幾年裡,移動應用程序的風潮席捲了全球。現在,我們用它們來交流、買東西、學習新事物,但就在幾年前,它們甚至還不存在。